Concealed in Death

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Wheeler Pub Incorporated, 2014 - Fiction - 575 pages
403 Reviews
In a decrepit, long-empty New York building, Lieutenant Eve Dallas's husband begins the demolition process by swinging a sledgehammer into a wall. When the dust clears, there are two skeletons wrapped in plastic behind it. He summons his wife immediately, and by the time she's done with the crime scene, there are twelve murders to be solved. The place once housed a makeshift shelter for troubled teenagers, back in the mid-2040s, and Eve tracks down the people who ran it. Between their recollections and the work of the force's new forensic anthropologist, Eve begins to put names and faces to the remains. They are all young girls. A tattooed tough girl who dealt in illegal drugs. The runaway daughter of a pair of well-to-do doctors. They all had their stories. And they all lost their chance for a better life. Then Eve discovers a connection between the victims and someone she knows. And she grows even more determined to reveal the secrets of the place that was called The Sanctuary, and the evil concealed in one human heart.

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I love this writer and the series. - Goodreads
That was a sad ending. - Goodreads
Enjoyed it but it was a change of pace. - Goodreads
Excellent character development and very realistic. - Goodreads
Didn't love the ending. - Goodreads
This is another writer who does not disappoint. - Goodreads

Review: Concealed in Death (In Death #38)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

While the ending to this book is very good. The first half is too slow, lacks our character development and has too little Peabody and other characters I love in this series. Far from the best but was still a tolerable read. Read full review

Review: Concealed in Death (In Death #38)

User Review  - Karen Suglia - Goodreads

My love for this series continues. Although the cast of characters is numerous and can be difficult to track, the story is interesting with a bit of a twist as the killer is not immediately apparent. Read full review

About the author (2014)

Nora Roberts was born in Silver Spring, Maryland on October 10, 1950. Her first book, Irish Thoroughbred, was published in 1981. Since then, she has written more than 150 novels, which have been translated into more than 25 languages. She writes romances under her own name including Montana Sky, Time and Again, Blue Smoke, Carolina Moon, The Search, Chasing Fire, and The Witness. She writes crime novels under the pseudonym of J. D. Robb including the In Death series. Her title Thankless in Death made The New York Times Best Seller List in 2013. She has been given the Romance Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award and has been inducted into their Hall of Fame.

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